Hoisin Barbecue Sauce



Hoisin Barbecue Sauce

Recipe Notes

  • Yield: Makes 1 1/4 cups


  • 3/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine, sake, or dry sherry
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Asian (dark) sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons minced scallion white

Recipe Steps

Step 1: Combine the hoisin sauce, rice wine, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, cilantro, ginger, and scallion in a saucepan and gently simmer over medium-low heat until thickened and richly flavored, 4 to 6 minutes, stirring from time to time to prevent scorching.

Step 2: Let the sauce cool to room temperature before serving.

Recipe Tips

This sauce goes with Pork Belly Steamed Buns.

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